Fierce Health IT November 2, 2020
The healthcare industry has been an attractive one for outside disrupters of late.
In 2019, Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway shook up the traditional landscape by unveiling their still-mysterious joint venture Haven. Tech giants like Apple and Google have thrown their hats in the ring to chip off a piece of an industry that accounts for nearly 20% of the U.S. gross domestic product.
And then there’s Walmart, the largest retailer in the world, which made a splash a year ago when it opened the first of its clinics in Dallas, Georgia.
The health center now offers a slew of services there ranging from primary care to dental care to behavioral health care at a flat fee regardless of insurance status, along...